An Anthology of Changing Ideas
Edited by: CHARLES HARRISON (Open University) and PAUL WOOD (Open University)
This anthology of twentieth-century art theoretical texts has now been expanded to take account of new research, and to include significant contributions to art theory from the 1990s.
* New edition of this anthology of twentieth-century art-theoretical texts.
* Now updated to include the results of new research, together with significant contributions from the 1990s.
* Includes writings by critics, philosophers, politicians and literary figures.
* The editors provide contextual introductions to 340 texts.
* Complements Art in Theory 1648-1815 and Art in Theory 1815-1900 to create a complete survey of the theories underpinning the development of art in the modern period.
TopTable of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgements.
A Note on the Presentation and Editing of Texts.
Part I: The Legacy of Symbolism.
Part II: The Idea of the Modern World.
Part III: Rationalization and Transformation.
Part IV: Freedom, Responsibility and Power.
Part V: The Individual and the Social.
Part VI: The Moment of Modernism.
Part VII: Institutions and Objections.
Part VIII: Ideas of the Postmodern.
TopAbout the Author
Charles Harrison is Professor of History and Theory of Art and Staff Tutor in Arts at the Open University. He is the author of numerous books on modern art criticism and art theory.
Paul Wood is Senior Lecturer in Art History at the Open University. He is co-editor, with Charles Harrison and Jason Gaiger, of Art in Theory 1648-1815 (2001) and Art in Theory 1815-1900 (199